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Ligularia japonicum 'Argentea'.

Kingdom: Plantae
(Unranked): Angiosperms
(Unranked): Eudicots
(Unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Senecioneae
Genus: Ligularia
Species: L. japonicum
Cultivar: 'Argentea'
Binomial name: Ligularia japonicum 'Argentea'.
Synonyms: Farfugium japonicum 'Argentea'
Common name: Leopard Plant 'Argentea', Ligularia 'Argentea', Farfugium argentea ,Tractor Seat 'Argentea'.

Ligularia japonicum 'Argentea' is a ligularia with large, dark green leaves heavily variegated with light green and white. It produces a compact mound that is approx. 0.75m high by 1.5m wide. In late summer through autumn large branched stems of yellow daisy-like flowers are produced. It likes part shade and regular to rich soil. In colder climates, it will die back but will come again in the spring.


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